ERIC Number: EJ402265
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
Personal Meanings versus Test-Driven Responses to Social Studies Texts.
McNeil, John D.
Reading Psychology, v10 n4 p311-19 Fall 1989
Describes an investigation to determine whether junior high school students generate important meanings from their social studies textbooks, and to assess the kind of information students derive from text when they have tests in mind. Indicates that adolescents isolate and particularize their reading to meet perceived test demands. (MG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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